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Police name murdered teenager and make second arrest

Murdered teenager Irfan Wahid Credit: West Yorkshire Police

Detectives investigating the murder of a sixteen-year-old in Harehills, Leeds, have named him as Irfan Wahid.

A forensic post-mortem conducted yesterday confirmed the cause of Irfan's death as a single stab wound to his chest.

Detectives have arrested a 16-year-old-boy on suspicion of murder and he is currently in custody.

A 15-year-old-boy who was arrested on suspicion of murder has been released without charge.

Police are still appealing for anyone who witnessed the incident or who has relevant information to come forward and contact police on 101


Murder investigation launched in Leeds

The scene of the murder Credit: ITV Yorkshire

Police have arrested four men and a woman on suspicion of murder following the death of a man in Leeds.

Officers were called at 1.37am to Bexley Mount by the ambulance service who had found a man seriously injured. He died a short time later. 

Four men and one woman have been arrested on suspicion of murder.


Stabbed teenager receives 'urgent' medical attention

Scene of the stabbing

A teenager stabbed in an incident in the Harehills area of Leeds this afternoon has been taken to hospital where he is receiving 'urgent' medical attention.

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested following the stabbing of the 16-year-old, which happened at around 15.40 in Harehills Lane.

Officers have been deployed to the area and the road is currently closed.  Enquiries are ongoing to establish the circumstances of the incident.

Police presence in Harehills

Fundraiser to take place in memory of Raheem Wilks

Raheem Wilks was killed last month Credit: Family

A fundraiser is taking place tonight in memory of a man who was shot dead outside a barber's shop in Leeds.

Raheem Wilks, who was 19, was killed in Harehills last month. Two men have been charged with his murder.

Proceeds from tonight's music event, at the West Indian centre in Chapeltown, will go towards his funeral.

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